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2206_4b9073c6be_small May 17, 2011 by Brittany Mascio

Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email info@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of our coverage… read more

2202_b3a77b6834_small May 6, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines The Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute's (GDMLI) quarterly Daybreak Leadership Breakfast series will be taking an in-depth look at the local entrepreneurial ecosystem when the group gathers at the Greater Des Moines Partnership Building (700 Locust) on May 19. The May breakfast, with the theme "Silicon Prairie: A Developing Entrepreneurial Ecosystem", will feature a panel of six entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts from Des Moines … read more

2182_548f8c341b_small May 6, 2011 by Danny Schreiber & Brittany Mascio

Published every Tuesday (four days late this week), Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email info@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions … read more

2183_7cfc433505_small May 2, 2011 by Michael Stacy

Cedar Falls is the epicenter of action on the Silicon Prairie this week, with a pair of functions scheduled there Thursday evening. Folks in the Cedar Valley can commence their Cinco de Mayo at the Technology Association of Iowa's TechBrew from 5-7 p.m. and then migrate down Main Street for Dwolla's Crash Party, which kicks off at 7. For more… read more

2160_f5613eed2b_small April 26, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Andy was out this week so I handled hosting duties all by myself but it was made easy with two PrairieCast veterans in studio: Ben Milne of Dwolla and Drew Larson of BrownWinick. Discussed this week: Kauffman: Express Your Pledge and Be Entered for A Chance to Win a Big Omaha Ticket, Kauffman Foundation gives $800k grant to PIPELINE, Omaha Developer Wins Zappos API Challenge, TownPoints launches in Des Moines, looks to evolve group-buying model... read more

2157_8b18c004d5_small April 25, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Tune in today at 1:30 p.m. CDT for Episode 35 of PrairieCast streaming live from the Webcast One studios. We'll be joined by guests Ben Milne of Dwolla and Drew Larson of BrownWinick. Discussion topics will include the Kauffman Foundation's "Express Your Pledge" Big Omaha ticket giveaway, the Omaha Developer who won the Zappos API challenge, the TownPoints launch in Des Moines and more. PrairieCast is a … read more

2094_4fa71a7bed_small April 19, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Published every Tuesday, Prairie Moves keeps our readers informed about career moves, media coverage, product development, and more from the companies and individuals we cover on Silicon Prairie News. If you or your company would like to submit one of the items below for our next Prairie Moves post, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve these posts or any of our… read more

2122_e6d72f6de8_small April 18, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Des Moines Over the weekend, details began to emerge of a new ticketing startup, Tikly, planning to launch out of Des Moines in the next 30 or so days. The service will be unique to the current marketplace as it will have Dwolla as a payment option from the start. Emma Peterson, a marketer with significant experience in the local music scene (left, photo from facebook.com), is behind the idea and is working with Ben Milne of Dwolla to execute it. I caught up with Milne on Sunday night via instant message… read more

2123_ad825af989_small April 18, 2011 by Geoff Wood

Indianola This past Saturday I had the privilege to speak at Startup Storm, a first of its kind event put on by Macy Koch, a senior at Simpson College. The event, billed as "teaching and supporting innovation and entrepreneurial development," featured an opening keynote by Nathan T. Wright, founder of Lava Row and co-founder of Uppward, a closing keynote from Ben Milne, founder of Dwolla, and presentations in between by Donni Alley of Alley Design… read more

2109_0b60538419_small April 15, 2011 by Danny Schreiber

Des Moines The Greater Des Moines Partnership, an economic and community development organization serving Greater Des Moines, released its latest promotional video on YouTube. Clocking in at 1:37, the video features interviews with Dwolla co-founder and CEO Ben Milne as well as the startup's COO, Charise Flynn. In addition to Dwolla… read more

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